DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Deliver a Once-In-A-Lifetime Superman Fan Experience
Hometown Screening of This Summer’s Most Anticipated Film Is Latest Perk to Be Added to We Can Be Heroes Crowdfunding Campaign
Krypton, Smallville and Metropolis. The list of places that can lay claim to being Superman’s home is short. Today, as part of DC Entertainment’s We Can Be Heroes giving campaign, Superman fans will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to add their hometown to the list – for one night only – two days before the highly anticipated Man of Steel film opens in theaters nationwide.
We Can Be Heroes is offering the chance for one generous and lucky fan and 100 of their closest friends to bring Hollywood to their hometown with a private screening of Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ Man of Steel on Wednesday, June 12, prior to the film’s official release on June 14. The screening, available for a $15,000 donation, is the latest “perk” added to the hugely successful We Can Be Heroescrowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.
Man of Steel, starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman under the direction of Zack Snyder, is easily this summer’s most anticipated film. Details on the private screening can be found at (www.indiegogo.com/at/wecanbeheroes).
We Can Be Heroes isthe biggest philanthropic initiative in the history of DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. and has already raised more than two million dollars to fight the devastating and ongoing hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa. The crowdfunding campaign continues to offer Super Hero-themed items and unique fan experiences to engage, excite and empower legions of supporters.
The donation will benefit the campaign’s humanitarian aid partners - Save the Children, International Rescue Committee and Mercy Corps - to deliver food, medicine and other resources critical to the survival of people in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. For more information on We Can Be Heroes, visitwww.WeCanBeHeroes.org.
About “MAN OF STEEL”
From Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures comes Man of Steel, starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, under the direction of Zack Snyder. A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.
Man of Steel also stars Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Christopher Meloni and Russell Crowe. The film is produced by Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer from a story by Goyer & Nolan, based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster and published by DC Entertainment. Thomas Tull, Lloyd Phillips and Jon Peters serve as executive producers. Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy Production, a Zack Snyder Film, Man of Steel. Opening nationwide on June 14, 2013, the film will be released in 3D and 2D in select theaters and IMAX®, and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. Man of Steel has been rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language.www.manofsteel.com.